A 19-year-old female asked:
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it feels like pills are stuck in my throat or food is not going all the way down. i keep drinking water and it only helps a little bit.

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Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You should see if: your throat is swollen for some reason, as tonsils or the posterior wall of the throat itself can be swollen due to allergies or anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). You may also have a polyp or infection of your throat such as thrush. You should see a healthcare provider as soon as possible if this effect does not go away within the next 3 days. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

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